MISSISSIPPI (WCBI) – Three Northeast Mississippi fire departments will receive funding from Federal Emergency Management Agency grants.
Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith announced the city of Columbus will receive $96,284.54 for personal training equipment.
New Site Volunteer Fire Department will receive $24,725.71 for operations and safety equipment.
The city of Iuka will receive $143,857.14 for operations and safety equipment.
Overall, $5.71 million was given in FEMA grants to thirteen fire departments in the state.